Do you like to read samples of books for free? There's a page on this site where I post the first chapter of one of my books. I change it up every few months or so. I just updated it today, and it's the first chapter of "Wild Heart", my very first book. If you… Continue reading December Update and Bookish News
A few weeks ago I read, “Rocket Boys: a Memoir” by Homer H. Hickam. It made me laugh, and it made me cry. It also made me ask myself, what kind of determination does it take to learn something difficult in order to achieve a dream? If I were failing algebra, would I want to… Continue reading We’ve Come A Long Way
Summertime is the perfect time to try something new. Don’t you think? It has always been that way for me, whether intended or not. I rode a jetski for the first time during the summer of 1989. That was the same year I went out of state to a church camp for children who are… Continue reading Time for Something New
I am sick and tired of fear. I’m tired of being afraid, and angry at fearmongers. The worst of it all is we are playing into their hands and allowing ourselves to be controlled by fear. What scares you? The Dark? Snakes? Latex balloons? The wearing of masks? Guns? Terrorists highjacking airplanes? When the World… Continue reading Are You Scared?
My husband and I like to watch cooking competitions. One thing these judges like to hear are personal stories showcasing the dish that the competing chefs have prepared. This passed Saturday evening, we ate bowls of Cap’n Crunch for dinner. I had not eaten a bowl of that cereal in ages. The first bite reminded… Continue reading Bookish News and Cap’n Crunch
Dear Readers, Y'all know I'm a fan of Christian romance, right? I write Christian romance, after all. And, if it happens to be historical, I love it even more. So, I just finished reading "Waltz in the Wilderness" by debut author, Kathleen Denly. I gave it 5 stars and posted my review on… Continue reading My Review of “Waltz in the Wilderness” by Kathleen Denly
Someone has a birthday this month, and to celebrate, I have posted a portion of his story for you to read for free. It's on my "Free Reads" page, but here is the link to it, in case you'd like to share it. https://sjwellsauthor.com/free-reads/ The image above is of the cover for the… Continue reading Happy Birthday, Caleb!